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Jul 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
. he's using the internet. >> very interesting, i was watching his kids' take on. this first, we'll start with our top story. the fbi and international authorities are working to find out how sewing needles wound up in four sandwiches on a delta airlines flight. the needles were found on four separate flights. all traveling from amsterdam to the united states. officials say one passenger was injured by a needle but declined medical treatment. federal agents have launched a criminal investigation now. cnn's sandra endo is live in washington with the very latest. this is just outrageous. what have authorities uncovered so far? >> a full blown investigation is under way. the fbi and local authorities in the netherlands are trying to figure out how the needles got into those turkey sandwiches in the first place. a spokesperson says the neelds were found in sandwiches on flights from amsterdam to minneapolis, seattle, and two flights to atlanta. two of the needles were found by passengers and one was discovered by an air marshall. when delta found out about the needles in the food, the a
CNN
Jul 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
. meteorologist rob marciano has been there in colorado springs, covering the wildfires for us. rob, we're going to get to the latest on the fires. first, can you update us on the extreme heat? >> unbelievable heat that we've seen over the weekend, zoraida. over 1800 records have fallen in the past seven days. 150, over 150 all-time record highs so in many cases this is unprecedented heat. and certainly dangerously so. take a look at the record high temperatures, just from yesterday. chattanooga, 107 degrees. atlanta, georgia, 105. some of these again, all-time records, in nashville, 105. laguardia seeing a high temperature of 97 degrees as wellth and d.c. getting into the mid 90s. those temperatures measured in the shade, they don't include humidity. we do have a weak cold front and i emphasize weak, that's sliding across the northeast. we don't have nearly as many heat advisories and warnings today. still, there's a slew of states from the western great lakes to the southeast, including the mid south under a heat advisory and heat warning today, with heat indices expected to get to 110,
CNN
Jul 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
mow is going to let us know where they're going. >> good morning. >> well, the storms have weakened. around 5:00 they were rolling down the south, the western part of the smoky mountains. if you don't know east of knoxville. a lot of tourists get millions of visitors, as a matter of fact. as you would imagine in the middle of july, a lot of folks camping via tents and rv. that's the danger these storms pose. there was a storm -- there was a severe thunderstorm watch posted at the time but regardless kind of a couple cells or clusters of cells converging on this area as it drove down to the south. with all the heat that was built up, much like the deraiecho and funny things happen in the mountains when you get them down across the area of tennessee where winds can converge and accurately accelerate those, as well. now, we're looking at things driving down to the south weakening somewhat but yet another wind event with thunderstorms with all this heat that we've built up certainly not helping the situation. >> all right, rob, thanks very much. keep an eye on things. check in on you pe
CNN
Jul 5, 2012 2:00am PDT
is a tax. that is romney's position, the new position. and he's using it to his advantage now, blasting the president for breaking a promise to raise taxes -- not to raise taxes on the middle class. >>> it kind of felt like 1776 for a lot of americans, the hottest and stickiest night out there without any relief. >> still is. >> can you imagine? this is a serious bummer. about 700,000 people still with no power across 12 states and the nation's capital this morning. six days after the powerful series of storms went blowing through, fueled by extreme heat. this is what washington's massive power outage looks like from space. it's kind of obvious. amazing before-and-after images taken by a nasa satellite for us. extensive power outages in washington and baltimore. visible, clearly, in these images. looks like stars if you squint and you realize you're looking the other way. in west virginia, the heat and the power outages have led to a food crisis, too. people having to toss out everything from their freezers and stores also. look at the shelves. >> empty. >> everything was spoi
CNN
Jul 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
of boos. >> he literally came to our house and attacked the issues that are important to us on our turf. >> and there you have it. that was the wrapup, at least from that presidency. shannon travis is live from washington, d.c., this morning. shannon, it really looks like mitt romney's just not backing down at all from this, and there are all sorts of people weighing in on all sorts of different reasons for why he may have gone to the naacp annual conference. wrap it up for me to start with whether this is going to have a residual effect in the negative or in the positive. >> reporter: well, we're still trying to weigh that, ashleigh. when i was watching it, it felt like one of those reality tv shows where the candidate on stage either lives or dyes by boos or applause. he was booed when he mentioned obama care which was a little surprising, because the people at naacp, it's not surprising that he is opposed to obama care. he got booed when he said he was a better president for african-americans than president obama is. last night at a fundraiser in montana governor romney basicall
CNN
Jul 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
you live. christine romans was working the phones for us very late last night. you know, we heard alexander say there is corn in everything, right? it's not just about food, she said. it's about, you know, makeup and tires. but we're talking about food. and livelyhood. and farmers. >> totally. you always hear about how oil runs the world's global economy. but corn does, too. because corn is -- this is something you're going to see, folks. global food prices are going to rise. we've already been seeing it overall. food, higher grain prices feed into beef, pork, poultry, cereal, processed foods. we burn corn for fuel, ethanol. we use corn in all kinds of different -- all kinds of different manufactured products. then you've got soybeans. you've got hay. hay fields are drying out. farmers who have livestock are plowing under -- actually cutting down their driest parts of their corn fields and starting to feed that to their animals as well. this is from livestock to -- look, the most important thing here, yes, corn is in makeup. the most important thing here is food. the world is fed
CNN
Jul 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
wealthiest of us americans. >> here's what's at stake. we've got the bush tax cuts are set to expire at the end of this year. and i feel very strongly that the middle class tax cuts, which would affect 98% of americans, should be extended further. now is not the time for a tax increase on the middle class. the republicans say they agree with that. well, what we should do is work on what we agree on. >> we should work on what we agree on. what a great idea. do we agree on anything? cnn's political editor paul steinhauser is live in washington, d.c. i can see you smiling already. help me -- just get me off the ledge on this one. americans hear about this nonstop. it's almost like white noise. they need to know what exactly what happened yesterday. there was no issue, there was no policy, there was nothing passed. wasn't this just politicking? >> yeah, and we've got less than four months to go until the presidential election and that's what a lot of this is about, presidential politicses. congress up for election as well in november. we went through this fight two years ago the last tim
CNN
Jul 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
of that. but he is fighting charges as well that he used banned drugs. he filed a lawsuit. it was dismissed. he went ahead and refiled that lawsuit in a flash, really. all within a matter of days. a lawsuit against the anti-doping agency to try to help keep their case from going forward. stay tuned to this space. it may be dismissed again. it may go forward. >> there's been anti-doping agency news almost every day. one might start to wonder whether they are on a performance enhancing drug. >> good point. listen, the controversy is raging. this guy has gone through hundreds of tests. he's cleared hundreds of tests. he wants people to know, this could also just be really bad press. >> yeah. he's refiled it. we'll follow it closely. >>> trucks aren't meant to fly. doesn't mean they can't. after leading police on a high-speed chase check this out. kip arnold, an l.a. unified schoolteacher launched his truck in a suspected suicide attempt. he was accused of unlawful sexually activity with a minor. he's been under surveillance by authorities. around was taken int custody and transported
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Jul 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
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Jul 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
that somebody was using that pump just a minute earlier. close call. wow. >>> thanks for joining us. see you back here next weekend. have a good one. >>> breaking news this morning. president obama plans to fire over the tax cuts. >>> tens of thousands of people could wake this up morning with no internet service, thanks to some pretty nasty malwear. >>> and a cold front breaks the heat wave but brings damaging storms along with it. welcome to "early start," i'm ali velshi, zoraida sambolin is off today. >> good to have you here with us. i'm ashleigh banfield. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> we begin this morning with breaking news. we have learned that president obama is holding a big event at the white house rose garden later today to resurrect the battle over the bush tax cuts. he will be surrounded by working class americans while he calls on congress to extend tax cuts for everyone, making $250,000 a year or less. republicans want the tax cuts extended for everyone, the wealthy included. the white house will be very busy framing the tax cut debate
CNN
Jul 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
minutes past 5:00 on the east coast. investigators are telling us that they have found no explosives on board a delta airplane a plane that returned to kennedy airport in new york because there was a security scare. it was delta flight 126 and it turned around about an hour into its flight. it was on its way to spain. obviously it didn't get there. passengers instead taken off, evacuated from that plane and the nypd bomb squad got on board instead and brought with them bomb sniffing dogs. authorities say the plane was turned around after a passenger on board was in the bathroom and found some drinking strauss that apparently had wires, wires stuffed inside them. >>> lawmakers are fuming that team usa will be decked out in uniforms that are red white and blue but made in china. senator gillibrand and israel sent a letter to the chairman of the u.s. olympic committee that they source uniforms only from the united states in the future. senator harry reid suggested a less diplomatic approach. >> i'm so upset that i think the olympic committee should be ashamed of themselves. i think they sh
CNN
Jul 16, 2012 2:00am PDT
quote possible. mohammed fahmy joining us by phone now. what do you know about the negotiations and where they stand right now? >> i just got off the phone with a yrl and he informed me that two of his officers had visited the kidnappers on friday and saturday. they met the hostages and he unfortunately informed me that michel louis has suffered a diabetic attack. that's how he described it. he also mentioned that the kidnapper provided him with medicine that he got from the pharmacy. he's confirmed that the hostages are being moved around in different areas in sinai and that the kidnapper is very
CNN
Jul 17, 2012 2:00am PDT
riduculist. that does it for us. "early start"begins now. >>> danger at 30,000 feet. the fbi wants to know who put needles on the food on four different delta flights. >>> and who will it be and when? anticipation mounts as mitt romney mulls over his choice for vice president. >>> saved from a terrifying plunge. take a look at this. >> oh, my goodness. >> a bus driver breaks a young girl's fall -- here it cops -- from a third story window. amazing. >> wait until you see the video of this as it's unfolding. it's really incredible. >> he says he's not a hero. good morning and welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> how do you define hero then? >> that guy right there. >> thanks for joining us. it is 5:00 a.m. here in the east. so let's get started. the midnight deadline for jeremy lin, will the nba sensation decide to stay in new york? we'll talk to "sports illustrated's" maggie gray about that. >>> also we'll have depack chopra here about exploring your relationship with the universe. he's using the internet. >> very interesting, i was watching his kids' take on. this first, we'l
CNN
Jul 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
nice to have you with us every morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. let's get started with this. go vote for someone else. how about that for a campaign pitch. fighting words for mitt romney after a pretty rough reception at the naacp convention. it was a tough sell to begin with though anyway. governor romney's really trying to convince african-americans that they'd be better served with him in the white house than with president obama. president obama has about 95ish percent support among african-americans. he misstepped when he referred to the president's health carrey forms as obama care. >> i'm going to eliminate every non-essential expensive program i can find, that includes obama care, and i'm going to work to reform and save -- >> yeah, those are the sound of boos. you might say ouch or maybe not. romney is getting beat up by naacp. listen to the president of the washington, d.c., branch describe that chorus of boos. >> he literally came to our house and attacked the issues that are important to us on our turf. >> and there you have it. that was the wrapup, at least from
CNN
Jul 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
-hour days. they are just saying, look, but a little patient with us here, but they are moving as quickly as they can. you can see what they are up against here, just the physical nature having to remove things like this. this scene is repeating over and over in the states. >> brian, stay with us. things are changing by the hour. brian todd reporting live in west virginia. and also this morning we are asking leaders from right across the region, how are you going to fix this thing? when is the power coming back for people? first, the mayor of lewisburg, john manchester, is going to join us at 6:30 eastern time. >>> more on the heat wave and when we expect relief. alexandra is in for rob marciano, what a horrible situation. folks are without power and a couple of hot days forecasted for these states. >>> places like minneapolis, the heat index or what it will feel like, 112 degrees there. one thing you'll notice waking up on the east coast to go out to get your paper, there's more moisture in the area. the dew point is higher than it's been, so temperatures for some along the easte
CNN
Jul 11, 2012 2:00am PDT
crumbs leads right to the ridiculist. that does it for us. "early start" starts right now. >>> breaking news. fire raging. right now after a freight train crashes in columbus, ohio. >>> repealing health care. the house votes in a matter of hours. but it won't make much of a difference. >>> hot pursuit. a police chase ending in dramatic fashion. that suspect's car plunging off of the freeway. and you will not believe what he said his reason for doing this was. you'll find out all about it in a moment. it's right at the top of the hour. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." nice to have you with us. i'm ashleigh banfield. >> i'm ali velshi. zi r zoraida sambolin is off today. >>> we begin with breaking news. hazmat crews at the scene of this spectacular fire. it's raging in ohio right now after a train that was pulling several tankers derailed just before 2:00 this morning eastern time. this was an accident that happened in the north end of columbus. flames can be seen apparently for miles. witnesses reporting in that they could see this a long way off. christine romans has be
CNN
Jul 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
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Jul 16, 2012 2:00am PDT
happened. here is an e-mail we got from elizabeth's mother. she wrote into us and said many good things have come from the interview. one thing being my daughter's bullies who posted their practical joke of her on facebook saw cnn and called her to apologize. she happy. thank you for watching and my good friend, don lemon, back here next weekend. >>> kidnapped, the attempt to recovery two americans kidnapped in egypt. >>> and gone without a trace, two girls last seen riding their bikes near a lake. >>> tires punctures after someone threw tacks on the road. >>> good morning and welcome to "early saturdtart." >> you know, you come back from vacation, you have a new anchor. >> thanks for joining us, everyone. i'm zoraida sambo will i n. up first, authorities in egypt trying to negotiate the release of two kidnapped victims. one of the victims is diabetic. and his family is not here he has his medication with him. mohammed sami joins us on the phone in sinai, egypt, right now. where do the negotiations stand right now with the kidnapper? >> they are trying to negotiate with the hosta
CNN
Jul 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
, give us the backdrop for anybody still waking up not knowing this was coming. how did this all happen? >> reporter: well, it's interesting. this goes back to 2007. this was a sophisticated online advertising scam, ashleigh. cyberthieves from estonia were able to infect about 4 million computers worldwide with this really nasty computer virus. this malicious software. and that software forced unsuspecting users to fraudulent websites and interfered with web browsing.fbi broke up this ring last year but quickly concluded, ashleigh, if you turn off these bad internet servers, these corrupted ones, it would knock people off the internet. they did something clever, pretty unprecedented. they replace ed the bad servers with good, clean servers. if you get didn't gets prepared, unfortunately you're out of luck. >> i was realizing i had checked my computer at home. last night i went to that website, dcwg.org. it pops up a full screen green icon. if you're infected it shows up red. for anybody who didn't get the chance to do that, is it too late to do that and what can you do? >> well,
CNN
Jul 3, 2012 2:00am PDT
with us. >> hi, everybody, nice to have you with us. we're bring you the news from a to z, it's 5:00 eastern. let's get right to it, shall we? this is unbelievable, unrelenting, unforgiving, it is a heat wave, and it is devastating from k.c. to d.c. and it's going to continue today too, tomorrow, as well. all the way through the july 4th holiday. in some places, it's going to feel like 115 degrees, particularly in parts of the midwest today. and for millions of people without power, sorry to report this, there is not a whole lot of relief coming your way. at least 19 people now have died in the last week after deadly storms swept through the nation. about 1.7 million people still haven't gotten any power. this is days after the storms went through. many expect possibly it's going to take until friday to get their power restored. take a look at the states that are waiting for the lights and their air-conditioner to come back on. 410,000 customers in west virginia. all of them in the same boat. and these people are going to have to deal with more soaring temperatures. the map says it a
CNN
Jul 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
us in arlington, virginia. thank you, this morning. >>> five minutes past the hour. how hot is it? well, check this out. it is so hot that the extreme heat buckled the pavement in wisconsin. it created a ramp on highway 21 that sent a car airborne. take a look at that. unbelievable. the car landed, swerved across the other side of the highway and off the road leaving a cloud of dust in its path. that video was posted on youtube. the highway was repaired and it was reopened. alexandra steele is tracking all this brutal heat. you heard a gentleman there in arlington, virginia, that said people are simply in dire straits. are we going to see triple digit temperatures again today? >> yeah, for a lot of the country we will. the unfortunate thing is the areas where the derecho moved through friday night, iowa, indiana, all the way through washingtonnd virginia where we did and have lost power, temperatures are going to be between 95 degrees and 100 degrees. minneapolis, right now in minneapolis, it feels like 88 degrees, it's 84. expecting 96, their average high for the day is 84 degree
CNN
Jul 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
think this ties into it. people will use it as a healing opportunity and a chance to really show solidarity. on an individual basis, today they have grief counseling at a pair of high schools to help people process the trauma. >> jim, i feel so bad fort families of those who lost loved ones. the bodies were in the theater for so long and weren't given the exact word if it was their laughed ones. finally they got the word last night. have the bodies been removed? >> yeah. around 5:00 last night they were able to get all the bodies out of there. it takes a long time for the coroners to come in and the crime scene investigators to come in and process these sites. i know it was very important to the police to make that notification. you be imagine with that many -- that much of a huge shooting site, that many bullets, that many shell casings, what a site that must be to process. >> jim, are police still inside the theater investigating? >> yeah. there's still police over there for sure. the adjoining shopping area, they actually plan on reopening today. the movie theater itself still
CNN
Jul 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
>> boyle used his movie magic to show the queen teaming up with the james bond actor daniel craig in a scene that seems to show them parachuting into the olympic stadium. but stunt doubles actually jumped from the helicopter. it was not the queen. >>> let's take you over to london's olympic park where amanda davies is joining us this morning. good morning, amanda. we shared some of the highlights with our viewers. what stood out to you in the opening ceremonies? >> dan me boyle called this show the aisles of wonder and it left so many people wondering how on earth he managed to persuade the queen jump out of a helicopter with james bond 007. for me, that was most definitely the highlight. it had everything, not just that kind of humor, it had drama, it had david beckham in a speed boat going down the river thames and then it managed to maintain that great suspend which we had all been talking about, who was going to light the olympic caldron to mark the official opening of the games. and it really kept everybody guessing right down to the moment it happened. david beckham passed t
CNN
Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
release of the american tourists. joining me from jordan is elise. good morning. tell us what is different about this kidnapping than the others we have seen this year. >> reporter: yes, randi. the reason it's different is this time the kidnappers are usually doing these kind of things for money. this time, they have an agenda. they have relatives that have been detained on drug charges and they want to let them go. it's more complicated than getting that money to them. they get released right away. this time, it's more complex. >> they are making specific demands to have their relatives released? >> specific demands to have relatives released. the americans are saying they are working with the egyptian authorities, but they have their own laws. a lot of times, you don't negotiate with kidnappers or those kind of people. it's more complex than just giving them their money and letting the people go. there are demands involved. >> this is a popular tourist area. it's a little frightening the kidnappings are on the rise, right? >> reporter: they are on the rise because since the fal
CNN
Jul 21, 2012 3:00am PDT
all for us tonight. ac "360" starts now. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "early start weekend." >>> the largest mass shooting in u.s. history. a gunman opens fire in a colorado movie theater, wounding 58, killing 12. and we can now tell you two more of their names. >> he had his hair painted red. he said he was the joker. #. >> new details revealed about the suspected shooter. he lived alone, kept to himself. but james holmes was also a one-time ph.d. canned tate and an honor student. more on the man now in custody. plus -- >> i personally have never seen anything like whathe pictures show us is in there. >> trip wires, gas canisters, booby-traps. an apartment so dangerous law enforcement still can't get inside. we'll take you live to the suspect's building. it's saturday, july 21st. good morning, everyone. i'm gary tuchman. a little over 24 hours ago the nation first heard the news. a shooter opened fire inside a crowded theater. 12 people dead, 58 others injured. as many as 11 of those are in the hospital in critical condition. we'll get you out to the scene in
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Jul 14, 2012 3:00am PDT
saturdays, july 14. good morning. glad you are with us. i'm randi kaye. it is early. hopefully your kids are tucked in bed sleeping like angels. it's what one tennessee woman was hoping for when she adopted a little boy from russia. he was a 7-year-old boy that his mother decided he was mentally unstable. she put him on a plane and returned him like a pair of pants that didn't fit. she was not aware of his mental condition. now, a tennessee judge ordered the mother in this case to pay for the boy's care in russia since legally, she's considered to be his mother. she has to pay $150,000 in back support and fees plus, $1,000 a month until he's 18. he's ten, so it will amount to $246,000, to be exact. the boy wanted to will her. the adoption agency says the boy was not olent. here is my talk back question for you. do you think the mother should have to pay for the boy? should she pay more, less or nothing at all. did she breech the adoption contract, do you think? treat me and i'll share your comments this morning. >>> a developing story out of egypt. details still coming into cnn. two
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Jul 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
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Jul 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
? we'll talk with governor rick scott. >>> plus, how many of us can swim 103 miles? a 49-year-old grandmother attempts to swim from cuba to the florida keys, but can she pull it off? >>> and speaking of swimming, some welcome news for 14-time olympic gold medalist michael phelps. it's time to live wider awake. only the beautyrest recharge sleep system combines the comfort of aircool memory foam layered on top of beautyrest pocketed coils to promote proper sleeping posture all night long. the revolutionary recharge sleep system... from beautyrest. it's you, fully charged. get two times the points on dining in restaurants with chase sapphire preferred. >>> in mississippi, women seeking an abortion may have to travel to another part of the country. a new law that takes effect today may force the state's only abortion clinic to close its doors. million is are asking is it really about protecting women's health, or is it just plain politics? george howell has the story from jackson, mississippi. >> reporter: the owner of this women's clinic closed the doors after being open this weeken
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Jul 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
announcement? >> caller: hi. thanks for having me. i think secretary clinton's use of the word symbol is the keyword here. the enduring partnership was signed on may 2nd between the u.s. and afghanistan. the major non-nato ally announcement was part of that. the announcement, i think, is not so significant when it comes to the day-to-day of the war. what i think it is doing is helping lay the fears o afghanistan's elite that will be abandoned ahead of the 2014 u.s. withdrawal of nato forces and part of an effort to push the taliban back. i think the main reason for the announcement was so the u.s. can point to a concrete move showing its commitment ahead of the tokyo conference you mentioned tomorrow. as part of an effort to increase foreign governments and encouraging them to pledge billions of dollars needed as u.s. and europe draw down aid because of the financial crisis and mostly because of a true political commitment. >> what does this mean? what does this mean, exactly? does it mean there could be a greater u.s. military presence past 2014? >> caller: no. i don't think s
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Jul 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
the victims of the shooting. can you tell us more about the agenda? is he going to be at the hospital, where will he be? >> we're not exactly sure where he'll go. he's expected to land later this afternoon and speak with family members of people who were deceased. maybe people who were shot and survived, he'll also meet with local leaders. he won't go to the vigil tonight. a lot of local leaders will be spoking, prayers, things like that. a lot of people in the community are looking forward to that as an opportunity to all be together. that's this evening in aurora. >> and tomorrow, james holmes, we've opinion talking about there all weekend, will have his first court hearing. he hasn't been charged yet. what can we expect to happen tomorrow? >> reporter: sure. like a lot of first appearances in court, often sometime barely anything happens. they may charge him, they may not. a lot of the court documents are sealed at this point so we don't know. but it will be the press' and public's first chance to see this man. the alleged shooter in this case, after this. so we'll learn a lot more
CNN
Jul 15, 2012 3:00am PDT
randi kaye. glad you're with us. we start this morning in egypt and the developments in the kidnapping of two americans. one is reverend michelle lewis, the reverend of the free pentecostal church of god in dorchester. his family says he was on a missionary trip when his tour bus was stopped in the sinai peninsula. his family as well as a member of his congregation spoke about the incident and their wishes for his safe return. >> we don't hear any more information than what we hear in the news and what you guys are hearing. we're in good spirits because we know the god that we serve is in control of the matter. the only concern that we have at the moment is that he is diabetic. the longer they hold him, i want to assume that it's not going to work in his favor. >> there's no words i can describe as of right now how we're feeling. it's that we want him returned to boston safely. >> the family also said that the woman taken with pastor louis is named lisa alphonse. muhammad fidel hami joins me from cairo. is there any movement in getting these folks released? >> i just got off
CNN
Jul 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
one held of a disappointment. that's all for us tonight. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is early start weekend. an unannounced visit to afghanistan and an impact for troop withdrawal. plus, like a scene from "jaws," the hunt is on to find the sharks before they claim a human life. >>> blame it on the meat. that's what one olympic coach is doing. is one team's diet behind their losses in key contests? >>> it is saturday, july 7th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. glad you are waking up with us. chances are after you turned on cnn you logged into your computer to do surfing and check your e-mail. come monday, it may not be possible. it turns out there's a nasty virus out there. hundreds of thousands of computers are affected around the world. that means you may not have internet access monday morning. the fbi plans to shut down services to fix it. the scope doesn't matter if you are one of the unlucky ones. what will you do without your internet if you lose it monday? how will you spend your time? can you remember what life was like without it? tweet me@randyk
CNN
Jul 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
update. be sure to stay with us on "early start weekend." in a few moments i'll speak with the family of reverend louis about their efforts to free him and what their mother who is also in egypt told them about what happened. >>> staying in egypt now. a country secretary of state hillary clinton says is in a time of "historic firsts" as it looks to form a government around its first democratically elected president, mohamed morsi. she is there this hour. aides to the secretary said clinton wanted to make the trip soon after morsi's swearing-in to show that the obama administration is eager to help rebuild a fragile economy. in remarks, clinton stressed the importance of the two nations working together on egypt's future. >> we believe america's shared strategic interests with egypt far outnumber our differences. and we know that egypt's future is up to the egyptian people, but we want to be a good partner. we want to support the democracy that has been achieved by the courage and sacrifice of the egyptian people. and to see a future of great potential be realized for the nearly 90 millio
CNN
Jul 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
all for us tonight. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "early start weekend." >> this was a storm that obviously came upon us very quickly without a great deal of notice. >> the storm that has left millions without power has now claimed 12 lives. temperatures are still in the triple digits. what could the blackout mean for your safety? >>> an abortion-free state. a new law in mississippi takes effect today. could it force the state's only remaining abortion clinic to close. >>> the highest court has made its decision. one governor says he won't comply. i'll talk with florida governor rick scott about why his state is ignoring the health care ruling. >>> and super guppy has landed. carla, the hologram, is ready to help you. and chicago has a new taxi law for your stomach coming up in "cross country." >>> it is sunday, july 1. good morning, everyone. so glad you're with us. i'm randi kaye. we start this morning with a state of emergency. strong storms are being blamed for at least 12 deaths across the east and into the midwest. people killed by downed trees and loose pow
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